Ideas for How to Host a Virtual Hackathon

Think of a hackathon like a brainstorming marathon focused on an idea that needs a solution. At least that’s how I see the application being used more broadly. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!

Hackathons can drive innovation and bring teams together — even from a distance. Six months ago, more than 3,000 people gathered in one conference center to compete at the Digital Breakthrough hackathon in Kazan, Russia, setting a world record for most hackathon participants to date. Today, hackathons need to look a lot different. On one hand, virtual hackathons are nothing new. HackerEarth , which helps companies like Paypal and Intuit with technical recruitment through contests and hackathons, produces about two virtual events for every eight on-site events it produces, senior director of operations Saurabh Siddhartha said. On the other […]

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